The $25 million revolves around a future world where water wars have broken out, and water is owned by international corporations who use thirst as a weapon of control. The poster bears the ominous message: “2040 AD, when the well runs dry. We will realize the worth of ‘Paani’.”
A Bollywood insider said, “Yes, Anushka Sharma has been finalised for Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Paani’. Hrithik Roshan is the leading man in the film.”
The production house is yet to confirm the latest developments.